Western Mass Woodlands for Wildlife: Managing your land for wildlife habitat, June 24, 2016

Western Mass Woodlands for Wildlife:

Managing your land for wildlife habitat

Friday, June 24


Main Poland Road, Conway MA

This event is free and open to all

This easy field walk and discussion will highlight programs available to landowners who want to improve bird and wildlife habitat on their land. Landowner
Tony Borton will take participants on a tour through grasslands and forests that provide critical food and shelter for birds and other wildlife. Experts
from Mass Wildlife and MA DCR Service Forestry will be on hand talk about wildlife species that are in decline as well as management programs designed
to enhance wildlife habitat. Participants will review a Forest Stewardship Plan and see firsthand how plan recommendations can benefit wildlife while
working to meet landowner wishes.

The Western Mass Woodlands for Wildlife program is a regional partnership between MA Department of Conservation and Recreation, Massachusetts Audubon,
the Massachusetts Woodlands Institute, the Massachusetts Forest Alliance, and USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service. Together, these organizations
are providing expertise, assistance and cost-share funds to help you to manage your woodlands for wildlife.

Free and open to all.

To register and get directions email Melissa Patterson at melissa@masswoodlands or call (413) 625 9151.

The Massachusetts Woodlands Institute is a non-profit organization that encourages and assists landowners in responsibly managing their woodlands, The
Institute is a subsidiary of the Franklin Land Trust, and is based in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.